Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 30, 2009 - Medical - 512 pages
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The seventh edition of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals is a thoroughly updated and revised version of this classic text. Incorporating a number of new illustrations and a new chapter on poultry, the book maintains its reputation for clarity, balanced scope, and breadth of content. The seventh edition provides veterinary, animal science, agriculture, and veterinary technician students with a comprehensive yet clear reference to understanding the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology of farm animals.

This informative text also offers a number of features designed to enhance student learning and comprehension, including clinical extracts and a glossary of commonly used abbreviations. Cellular and molecular mechanisms in physiological processes are emphasized, with a focus on the relationship between these mechanisms and clinical signs.  Drawing on current science and terminology, the seventh edition's efficient approach to the subject ensures its usefulness well beyond the classroom.

Key Features:

  • Presents an updated and revised version of the classic text
  • Includes a new chapter on poultry to provide full coverage of farm species
  • Offers clinical extracts and a glossary of commonly used abbreviations
  • Provides a comprehensive reference, with a careful balance between depth and scope
  • Explains important species differentiation information, with the most attention given to the horse and cow and differences highlighted for the sheep, goat, and pig
  • Emphasizes cellular and molecular mechanisms in physiological processes
  

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Contents

Chapter
3
The General Plan of the Animal Body
14
Microscopic Study of the Cell
25
Transport Across Cell Membranes
31
Membrane Receptors and Intracellular
38
Cell Division
48
Differentiation of Other Tissues
54
Terminology
62
Function
249
Chapter 15
257
Plasma and Serum
265
Hemostasis and Coagulation
266
Nonspecific Defenses
272
Lymphatic System
278
Chapter 20
335
Pharynx
343

Appendicular Skeleton
71
Chapter
77
Fractures and Fracture Healing
83
Movements of Joints
90
Pathology of Joints and Related
101
Muscles of the Thoracic Limb
113
Muscles of the Pelvic Limb
120
Muscles of the Head
126
Smooth Muscle
142
Chapter 9
149
Central Nervous System
156
Peripheral Nervous System
164
Enteric Nervous System
171
Neurotransmitters
177
Regeneration and Repair in the Nervous
184
Chapter 12
207
Hypothalamopituitary Axis
213
Other Endocrine Glands
220
Adnexa of the Skin
226
Coat Color in Horses
233
Small Intestine
350
Chapter 17
356
Chapter 18
375
Chapter 23
383
Overview of Function and Histology of
389
Sodium Potassium and Aldosterone
397
Epididymis
405
Prepuce
411
Epididymis
417
Uterine Tubes
423
The Ovary and Estrous Cycles
429
Chapter 28
439
Pregnancy Diagnosis
445
Microscopic Anatomy of the Mammary
454
Chapter 30
463
Respiratory System
471
Female Reproductive System
478
Bibliography
487
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About the author (2009)

Rowen D. Frandson is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University.

W. Lee Wilke is an Associate Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University.

Anna Dee Fails is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University.

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